Ken Cockburn

Ken Cockburn is a poet and translator based in Edinburgh. He often collaborates with visual artists on book, exhibition and public art projects. He brought out two books in 2018: his own collection, Floating the Woods, and Heroines from Abroad, a translation of poetry by German poet Christine Marendon. His translations from the German of Arne Rautenberg’s poems were collected as Snapdragon. He also runs Edinburgh Poetry Tours, guided walks in the city’s Old Town.

Photo: Arne Rautenberg